Thursday, December 5, 2013 4:00 pm
(BPT) - Businesses of all sizes, especially small and mid-size businesses, have faced a number of divergent economic headwinds since the onset of The Great Recession in late 2008. Chances are good that during that time, a business held on tightly to the cash it had, put its growth plans on hold or both.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:00 am
Lodi manufacturers and other businesses will be able to take advantage of two new state tax credit programs starting in July 2014 that are designed to foster economic development and job growth throughout California.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am
By 2016, a new entertainment complex will anchor Old Town in Galt. Major retailers will be attracted to Twin Cities and Simmerhorn roads commercial infrastructure improvements. And the industrial area will have at least five niche entrepreneurial businesses serving local markets.
Friday, May 10, 2013 10:49 am
The mere fact I got out of the office is a sign of the times.
Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:00 am
In a study published in May 2012, researchers from Rutgers University interviewed people who graduated from college between 2007 and 2011 to determine how they were faring.
Saturday, August 4, 2012 12:00 am
The first Japanese pioneers in the Lodi area arrived in 1890. Seven men came to work in the sugar beet fields in the Delta region.
Friday, July 29, 2011 7:38 am
You may recall that last week we talked about a goal of
financial security, having a budget, cutting our expenses and
increasing our savings. Many of us are aware that when we attempt
to make a major purchase there is discussion about our Credit
Scores. I know what a good score is and I also know what is not a
good credit score. I do know that if my credit score is higher I
can get better discounts and would be in a better position to
negotiate terms of my loan or purchase. However, I don’t claim to
be an expert on what makes it go up or down. Are you?
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 12:00 am
Israel is the center of the world, the seed bed of human freedom
and the conduit of God's blessings. Israel is the fulcrum and pivot
of the Middle East and the tipping point in all history.
Friday, April 1, 2011 12:00 am
Woodbridge resident Laura Maffei was recently appointed senior
vice president and senior loan officer for Community Bank of San
Joaquin. Maffei was raised in the Bay Area and has more than 20
years banking experience. A specialist in commercial and
agricultural lending, Maffei has extensive experience with loans
and clients throughout the Central Valley.
Friday, February 11, 2011 12:00 am
San Joaquin Deputy District Attorney Stephen Taylor hears it all
the time, almost exactly the same way: They were like family. We
And every time, that was a critical mistake.
Taylor handles embezzlements for the district attorney's office,
which have been on the rise just like many other financial crimes
during a recession.
Monday, February 7, 2011 6:32 am
Lodi High School’s College and Career Center will hold a Cash
for College workshop from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Career
Center Lab. Financial aid professionals will be on hand to help
complete financial aid forms. Participants should bring the
following parent information: Social Security numbers, 2010 tax
returns or estimates, W-2 forms and driver’s license. Those who
attend and fill out their FAFSA can enter a drawing to win a $1,000
Monday, June 7, 2010 12:00 am
Thach Huynh grew up in Vietnam, but he wanted to see what life
in another country was like. Leaving his parents and little brother
behind, he moved to the United States.
Saturday, April 17, 2010 12:00 am
Seijiro "Joe" Masui was one of the early Japanese immigrants to
settle in Lodi in the 1890s.
Sunday, June 14, 2009 10:00 pm
How did a nation go from the Greatest Generation to arguably the
worst generation in two generations?
Thursday, March 20, 2008 10:00 pm
Former Lodi City Council candidate Jane Lea was turned down for
a seat on the city's Budget/Finance Committee by a 3-2 vote.
Thursday, May 31, 2007 10:00 pm
Steven Duncan says he likes a variety of activities from riding
a unicycle to going to concerts. He mostly likes pastimes that help
him relax, such as music and the outdoors. With at least a 4.7
grade point average, this Galt High valedictorian could use some
relaxation before he heads to college.
Thursday, February 15, 2007 10:00 pm
The Lodi Unfied School District is at a crossroads,
Superintendent Bill Huyett said Thursday at his annual "State of
the District" address to the public.
Sunday, August 6, 2006 10:00 pm
Chris Frank and Christy Ferrero, both of Lodi, were engaged in
Friday, March 24, 2006 10:00 pm
University of the Pacific announced Friday that it has decided
to defer the sale of KUOP-FM 91.3, a non-commercial/educational
radio station serving Stockton and Modesto.
Friday, August 6, 2004 10:00 pm
If you have been looking for a right-wing condiment to top your
Freedom Fries, look no more. The nation's first Republican ketchup
has arrived - and it has been co-created by Lodi native, Stacey
Friday, June 18, 2004 10:00 pm
The Lodi Wal-Mart controversy includes a varied cast of
characters, from council members and city planners to a frustrated
developer and the recently revealed "Mr. Box."
Monday, March 1, 2004 10:00 pm
In addition to giving Officer John Whisler the Officer of the
Year award at Wednesday's City Council meeting, Lodi Police Chief
Jerry Adams will recognize several other employees and